Which Country Produces the Most Rapeseed Oil in the World?

Vegetable And Animal Oils And Fats November 09, 2017
Author: Irina Andreeva
Market Analyst

In 2015, the countries with the highest levels of production were China (5,835 thousand tonnes), Germany (3,623 thousand tonnes), Canada (2,997 thousand tonnes), together accounting for 47% of total output.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of rapeseed oil production among the main producing countries was attained by Canada (+8.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Top 10 Rapeseed Oil Producing Countries in the World

1. China (5,835K Tonnes)
2. Germany (3,623K Tonnes)
3. Canada (2,997K Tonnes)
4. India (2,701K Tonnes)
5. France (1,865K Tonnes)
6. Poland (1,256K Tonnes)
7. Japan (1,066K Tonnes)
8. United Kingdom (870K Tonnes)
9. United States (790K Tonnes)
10. Belgium (603K Tonnes)

Global Rapeseed Oil Production

Global rapeseed oil production amounted to 26,684 thousand tonnes in 2015, rising by +2.9% against the previous year level. Overall, the global rapeseed oil output pursued a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total output figures increased at an average annual rate of +5.1%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009, when the output figure increased by +11% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, the global rapeseed oil production reached its maximum volume in 2015, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Over the analyzed period, an increase in global rapeseed oil production was primarily driven by disposable income growth, population growth, and growth of baking. Furthermore, these key drivers are expected to continue promoting the rapeseed oil output in the immediate term.

The world number of slaughtered animals for bovine hide and skin production amounted to 317,874 thousand head in 2015, which was almost equal to the previous year figure. The number of slaughtered animals for bovine hide and skin production indicated a slight increase over the period under review, representing a compound annual growth rate of +0.4% from 2007 to 2015. This trend pattern was relatively stable throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, the total number of slaughtered animals for bovine hide and skin production peaked in 2015, and is likely to continue its expansion in the immediate term, following rising demand over the globe.

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Source: World: Rapeseed Oil - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast